NYSE:BGG - Briggs & Stratton Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.15 -0.27 (-1.75 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.42
Today's Range$15.13 - $15.5128
52-Week Range$13.33 - $27.34
Volume496,672 shs
Average Volume333,151 shs
Market Capitalization$653.64 million
P/E Ratio11.74
Dividend Yield3.64%
Beta1.05
Briggs & Stratton Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, sells, and services gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment to the original equipment manufacturers in the United States. It operates in two segments, Engines and Products. The Engines segment offers four-cycle aluminum alloy gasoline engines that are used primarily by the lawn and garden equipment industry. This segment's products are used in various lawn and garden equipment applications, including walk-behind lawn mowers, riding lawn mowers, garden tillers, and snow throwers, as well as products for industrial, construction, agricultural, and other consumer applications, such as portable and standby generators, pumps, and pressure washers. It also manufactures and sells replacement engines and service parts to sales and service distributors. This segment primarily sells commercial engines under the Vanguard brand. The Products segment primarily provides a line of lawn and garden power equipment, turf care products, portable and standby generators, pressure washers, snow throwers, and job site products. This segment sells its products through various channels of retail distribution comprising consumer home centers, warehouse clubs, mass merchants, independent dealers and distributors, and online merchants under its own brands that include the Briggs & Stratton, Simplicity, Snapper, Snapper Pro, Ferris, Allmand, Billy Goat, Murray, Branco, and Victa, as well as other brands, which comprise Craftsman and Troy-Bilt. The company also exports its products to customers in Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada. Briggs & Stratton Corporation was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Engines & turbines
Sub-IndustryIndustrial Machinery
SectorIndustrial Products
Current SymbolNYSE:BGG
Previous Symbol
CUSIP10904310
Phone414-259-5333

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.39
Current Ratio1.39
Quick Ratio0.44

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio11.74
Forward P/E Ratio10.38
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.88 billion
Price / Sales0.34
Cash Flow$2.6256 per share
Price / Cash5.77
Book Value$12.25 per share
Price / Book1.24

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.29
Net Income$-11,320,000.00
Net Margins-2.04%
Return on Equity8.46%
Return on Assets3.00%

Miscellaneous

Employees5,185
Outstanding Shares42,390,000
Market Cap$653.64 million
OptionableOptionable

Briggs & Stratton (NYSE:BGG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Briggs & Stratton's stock symbol?

Briggs & Stratton trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BGG."

How often does Briggs & Stratton pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Briggs & Stratton?

Briggs & Stratton declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 25th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Thursday, January 3rd. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 17th. View Briggs & Stratton's Dividend History.

How will Briggs & Stratton's stock buyback program work?

Briggs & Stratton announced that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Wednesday, April 25th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $50,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to repurchase up to 5.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Briggs & Stratton's earnings last quarter?

Briggs & Stratton Co. (NYSE:BGG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The industrial products company reported ($0.51) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.47) by $0.04. The industrial products company earned $279 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $297.80 million. Briggs & Stratton had a positive return on equity of 8.46% and a negative net margin of 2.04%. View Briggs & Stratton's Earnings History.

When is Briggs & Stratton's next earnings date?

Briggs & Stratton is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Briggs & Stratton.

How can I listen to Briggs & Stratton's earnings call?

Briggs & Stratton will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, January 24th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What guidance has Briggs & Stratton issued on next quarter's earnings?

Briggs & Stratton updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 15th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $1.35-1.55 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.45. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.93-1.99 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.92 billion.

What price target have analysts set for BGG?

5 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Briggs & Stratton's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Briggs & Stratton's share price to reach $22.6667 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 49.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Briggs & Stratton.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Briggs & Stratton?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Briggs & Stratton in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Briggs & Stratton.

Has Briggs & Stratton been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about BGG stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies positive and negative media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Briggs & Stratton earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the industrial products company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Briggs & Stratton's key competitors?

Who are Briggs & Stratton's key executives?

Briggs & Stratton's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Todd J. Teske, Chairman, CEO & Pres (Age 53)
  • Mr. Mark Alan Schwertfeger, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Ms. Kathryn Mary Buono, VP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. & Principal Compliance Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. William H. Reitman, Sr. VP & Pres of Global Support (Age 62)
  • Mr. David James Rodgers, Sr. VP and Pres of Engines & Power (Age 47)

Who are Briggs & Stratton's major shareholders?

Briggs & Stratton's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (15.20%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (6.02%), Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC (2.58%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.79%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.56%) and RPG Investment Advisory LLC (0.45%). Company insiders that own Briggs & Stratton stock include Andrea L Golvach, David J Rodgers, Frank M Jaehnert, Harold L Redman, Todd J Teske and William H Reitman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Briggs & Stratton.

Which major investors are selling Briggs & Stratton stock?

BGG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential Financial Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., RPG Investment Advisory LLC, State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System, Bank of Montreal Can, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and SG Americas Securities LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Briggs & Stratton.

Which major investors are buying Briggs & Stratton stock?

BGG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Cardinal Capital Management, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Brandes Investment Partners LP, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC, Commonwealth Equity Services LLC and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS. View Insider Buying and Selling for Briggs & Stratton.

How do I buy shares of Briggs & Stratton?

Shares of BGG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Briggs & Stratton's stock price today?

One share of BGG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.15.

How big of a company is Briggs & Stratton?

Briggs & Stratton has a market capitalization of $653.64 million and generates $1.88 billion in revenue each year. The industrial products company earns $-11,320,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $1.29 on an earnings per share basis. Briggs & Stratton employs 5,185 workers across the globe.

What is Briggs & Stratton's official website?

The official website for Briggs & Stratton is http://www.basco.com.

How can I contact Briggs & Stratton?

Briggs & Stratton's mailing address is 12301 WEST WIRTH STREET, WAUWATOSA WI, 53222. The industrial products company can be reached via phone at 414-259-5333.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Briggs & Stratton (NYSE BGG)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  197 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  380
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Briggs & Stratton and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BGG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BGG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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